ROZEL— Keith W. Patterson, 82, passed away January 20, 2018 at Pawnee Valley Community Hospital, Larned.
He was born November 10, 1935 in Larned, the son of Guy and Velma Balman Patterson. A longtime area resident, he was a heavy equipment operator.
He was a member of the United Methodist Church, Rozel and he served in the United States Army.
He married Gail Chegwidden. They later divorced.
Survivors include: two sons, Gary (Kelsey) Patterson, Fort Worth, TX, Greg (Tonya) Patterson, Rozel, KS; two daughters, Amy (Harlan) Tomlin, El Dorado, KS, Andrea Wells, Arlington, TX; Four sisters, Roberta Ingold and Mary (Len) Stock, both of Fisher, IL, Myra Bennett, Chandler, AZ, Sue (Bob) Selby, Burlington, KS; 10 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by three brothers, Harold, Raymond and Joe.
Funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Beckwith Mortuary, Larned, KS, with Pastor Brad McCoy presiding. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday at the mortuary. Burial will be in the Larned Cemetery, Larned, KS.
Memorials may be given to Pawnee Valley Community Hospital Foundation in care of Beckwith Mortuary, Box 477 Larned, KS 67550. Condolences may be left at www.beckwithmortuary.com.
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The Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018